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. according to the uc campuses, an increase of 10.7%. also, latino applicants are the largest group of freshmen applicants. at uc berkley, more than 67,000 students apply. ucla received the most applications with more than 80,000 applications. >>> boeing is saying they will not build more dream liners until the investigation is complete. all of the dream liners were grounded until the investigation is complete. >> when they are released slowly, the batteries have a very good safety record, but if not, the batteries will release their content and have the potential for explosion. >> united is the only us airline currently flying the plane and is expressing support for boeing. now, one of the run ways at the san francisco national airport is closed today for construction. sfo will only be able to handle about half of the 60 flights an hour. the biggest impact will be on passengers flying within a two hour radious of the area. >>> there is good news for the passengers concerned about privacy. body scanners showing a nude impage will no longer be used. sfo stopped using the full body sc
in charge of online classes at the university of california are scheduled to give a presentation to the uc regents about the lack of success marketing the online classes to nonstudents. the university spent $4.3 million marketing its online classes. hoping to attract tuition from students around the world. but since classes began a year ago, only one person who is not already a uc student has taken the class. uc online classes cost $1400 to $2400. but other universities such as stanford and harvard are offering online classes for free. hundreds of thousands of students have signed up for those classes. >>> uc berkeley is one of the top ten best public college values in the country aid -- according to kiplinger magazine. the magazine looked at admission rates, and other items to come up with the list. ucla is the highest ranking california school. >>> there is a new report suggesting some college co-eds are turning to so-called sugar daddies to help them pay for education. a website shows a 67% increase in the number of female students signing up for the online service. they spend time with
francisco today at uc and will talk about the priorities he wants to see in the system. "los angeles times" reports brown will push for more teaching and less research at university of california campuses and wants more online courses to save money and increase class offerings. in the budget preliminary last week, he increased money for both the uc and cal state university systems by $250 million each less than requested but enough to avert tuition hikes in the fall. the governor said if they want more funding in the future they need to do as he asks. >> employees at oakland unified school district forced to move because of a flood will not be back any time soon after equipment was damaged. workers are displaced at least through the spring. they are looking at the structural stability of the building of the it will take up to ten wokes. the flood was caused by someone leaving a tap on in a custodian clots it. >> drives along the great highway in san francisco notice big improve 349 the next nine months with a little inconvenience in the meantime. traffic is reduced to a single lane in shor
a year ago, only one person who was not already a uc student has take an class. uc online classes cost $1400 to $2400. but other universities like stanford and harvard are offering online classes for free. hundreds of thousands of students have signed up for those classes. >>> season 12 of american idol kicks off tonight right here on ktvu channel 2. mariah carey, nikki minaj and keith urban join randy jackson at the judges table. but judges say the focus is on finding the next big talent and that sometimes creates colorful moments. >> we have so much stuff going on this season. if i were a viewer, i would have be dvring this season. there are so many things. >> as usual fans can expect wild wacky and off key singers during early auditions and this is going to be great. be sure to watch for contestants that had surprise auditions after being secretly nominated by their friends. american idol returns tonight right at 8:00 right here on ktvu channel 2. the premier continues with a two hour episode tomorrow night. also at 8:00. >>> 6:26. sal doesn't have to audition. you've got the job. >
morning news governor jerry brown will be at uc board of regents meeting again today. more on what they will be talking about next. plus a full check of your thursday morning forecast that the kron 4 >> by 3:00 p.m.. taking a double look outside it is cold out there. the afternoon will be very nice day. take a look at the approach to the bay bridge and the golden gate which will look nice and clear. >> high erica. >> the morning darya. it is cold and some spots we are below freezing. some locations sitting in the upper twenties. remember is the number i will show you are not the morning lows. the temperatures will continue to draw closer to sunrise. live outside our mount tam cam shows a clear morning for most of us. we have areas of local dense fog. i will get to that in the second. fairfield, concord have recently dropped into the of the twenties. 36 in hayward. we are seeing quite a spread. we have twenties out there and '30's around the heart of the bay and along the coastline. san francisco outages are below 40. >> temperatures and well into the afternoon before we get there s
the classes. online classes are on the agenda for this morning's uc regents meeting in san francisco. the "san francisco chronicle" reports the uc system spent more than $4 million marketing its online courses for nonstudents but so far only five people have signed up. those are students by the way. those are san jose sharks. but a total of 1700 students are taking advantage of the classes. >> they haven't been doing much lately. maybe they were taking the classes. >> maybe. never know. >>> facebook wants to change the way we search online. >> they do. the social network unveiled a graph search they call it. it allows you to narrow your searches through different categories, people, photos and places and interests. no, you can search for friends in san francisco, who loves cbs 5. >> so many, right. >> so many. graph search is available by invitation-only at least for now. >>> meantime, facebook lost nearly 1.4 million active users in december. experts say increased advertising and new experimental fees may have turned some of the people off.
, there are answers. professors at uc berkeley gathered detailed traffic information yet. here is what they found. the traffic is the worst in southeast san jose, hayward, san ramone and san rafael. they looked at issues and they i the have the answer you don't know where traffic comes from. it's like you don't see an accident or anything. it's just bad. >> they believe this happens because people from out lying neighborhoods come together like a river, causing congestion in random times for others on the freeway. this, researchers believe will help them target ask try to somehow fix, the problem areas. >> there are smart people figuring it ut. >> this research will help them use what we have more efficiently. that could mean more metering lice for those feeder neighborhoods. and or advising commuters to leave at different times. >> anything with more lights, please? up next, companies always making the next big thing. >> is it too much for us? >> americans love their gadgets. manufacturers and retailers getting worried about consumer fatigue. i'm david louie. we'll have the story coming up. >> i
uses the same exams in every particular course. scott carroll and james west, professors as uc davis and the air toast academy, exploited this elegant arrangement to answer one of the most important questions in higher education. which professors are most effective? you're all getting students that look leak -- like each other, same tests. who is doing a good job? the professors with less experience and fewer degrees from fancy universities. these professors have students who typically do better on the standardized exams for the introductory courses and get better student evaluations for their courses. clearly these young, motivated ininstructors are more committed to their teaching than the old crusty guys with ph.ds from places like harvard. the old guys must be using the same yellowing notes they used in 1978. probably think power point is an energy drink, except they don't know what an energy drink is, either. obviously the data tell us we should fire these old college jerries or let them retire gracefully. but hold on. don't fire anybody yet. the air force academy study had anot
at u.c. berkeley, foreign-born, get this wonderful education, microsoft offered you a job for over $100,000 a year, and we have to say if the country will keep you. most of those students are told, they can't stay, get out of the united states. >> get out of the united states. he says for the first time in years both parts of immigration reform can happen. the illegal and the skilled immigration part of it. he also said the skilled part of the equation has, quote, been held hostage to the possible debate over illegal immigration and they haven't been able to fix the high-tech part of it because it's wrapped up in one bruising debate. >> what washington is doing when it comes to the lower immigration jobs it hijacking those higher edution jobs that we need? >> absolutely. >> with the tools that we have -- >> we want to import talent. but we want to grow talent. weapon want engineering and math in the education system. we have to do better with that. and he said better teachers make better students. he's not saying our teachers are bad -- >> our mechanics are bad. >> we need to raise up g
morning, i am eric thomas. governor brown will attend the uc board of regents meeting in san francisco pushing for more teaching and less research at uc campuses. he wants more online courses to save money and to increase class offerings. >> meteorologist, mike nicco, is here with the forecast. >> the big story, you can see the haze out there. that is because we have a "spare the air" day. for all of us, we are under the "spare the air" so no burning of woods. mid-50's to nearly 60 and even warmer next week. sue? >> we have a new bart delay because power problems in the daly city direction with no other mass transit. southbound 680, an accident with a dump truck which has 580 jammed. >> the n ♪ >>> braving outside. a few more inside. we know that robin, robin, strapped in at home. i know you're watching because this morning, we have charlie sheen right here as our special guest for the 8:00 hour. welcome, charlie. >> good to see you. >> new season of "anger management" is out. we'll start out by rolling back the clock a little bit. >> okay. >> remember this one? >> you ought to spend
the last few years. >> the total average cost of a uc school is now $31,000 a year. state schools are up to $23,000. >> tori, that's a lot of money. >> that's not cheap. >> that's a lot of money. >>> 7:36. sal is coming back. sal, would you say this is the peak of the commute? >> i would say so. as a matter of fact, right now, we do have the traffic getting busy on all levels, almost everywhere you look here. let's start off and take a look at 237. you can see some stop and go traffic, crossing 880 continuing on to 101. you will see slow traffic at the mantague expressway. not a lot of accidents but just a lot of slowing throughout the south bay. moving along and taking a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we have a 15, 20-minute delay as you drive through. we've been keeping an eye on the livermore valley this morning. it's butcy. we have the maps to show you -- busy. we have the maps to show you that the maps, 680 and 84, i should say, are very slow trying to get down. we've had a couple of minor incidents. if you drive on 680 in pleasanton, give yourself extra time. let's go to steve.
in the house. host: uc the debates that will happen in march regarding the fiscal cliff and sequestration as an opportunity? some of the heavy lifting you wish had gotten done? guest: yes, it is not going to be as effective, as i said, because we have had a congress that has gone through and stubbed its toe, bloodied its nose and maybe a few people learned something. we also had a large number of people who were leaving that might be able to not be looking over their shoulder about being lugared in a primary. 20% of the republicans who voted yes on a proposal last night are leaving congress. host: if you would like to join the conversation and talk with congressman blumenauer -- let's look at some of the details of the fiscal cliff legislation that passed the house and senate yesterday. do you agree with all those items? guest: all those items needed to be addressed, but look at the details. for example, the doc fix is lunacy. is something nobody wants to have. 27% reduction in medicare payments. but instead of addressing its trade on -- and it is something that we fix every year -- we ar
to berkeley law school instead of two different law school in the uc system and you fail. whereas you could very will succeed anywhere else. so i think it has a multiplicative effect, which takes away the life chances of a large sector of americans. that is the core issue here, where society can really do something. it is hard to imagine how you change the culture, how you change the patterns of the family structure. but it does not hard at all how you imagine education and opportunities and denying them i think is a crime. [applause] >> god bless you. i am wondering how you reconcile the demagoguery of the obama administration as the system by the media resulting in upper-50's approval ratings with your idea that we can settle conservative ideas in the majority. >> everyone wants the country to succeed. everyone wants the president, who is the leader of the country, to succeed. there's nothing unusual about having a higher approval. you have been reelected and this is a new page in the country. the country sees itself as entering a new chapter and wants to succeed. i don't begrudge the pre
assessment of child and teen program at uc san francisco dr. lustig. he's out with an extremely important new book. "fat chance beating the odds against sugar, processed food, obesity and disease." everybody should buy this book and read from it. this is going to be cutting edge in terms of how we look at food and, specifically, let's talk about sugar. which you lay the blame of obesity on sugar. >> actually, i really don't. there are lots and lots of ways to get obese. >> okay. >> lots of different food stuff that contribute to weight gain. for instance, harvard school of public health showed potato chips and french fries were the biggest single contributors to weight gain. >> absolutely. >> the thing about sugar that is so cit is the cause. the thing that takes you from obesity to all the metabolic problems that occur secondary to obesity. that is the hypertension, the diabetes, the heart disease and likely the cancer and the dementia. conglomerately we call this metabolic syndrome. >> got it. okay. that characterizes it well. >> that's where the money goes. >> it does, we can talk about --
ling at it. >> it's t story of america. this is what built thi count, ingenuit >>o ust uce. >> wha can other pple -- wt areth things people can do, justractaltakeaway things. you y saving is impractical. look for job that fits into sobody else's world, but what's something else? >> look at your skill ts, your ucations, passions, interests, and say what problem could i lvith the skskls, passions, andnterests iurrentlye and look to those probl and seef you can start a business or svice companyolving tho it's that simple. it's not complicated. >> if i think i'm failure, i wi be a failure? >> yeah. >> value of posite thinking, it is important. yourindset is important. >> like you fine, steve. >> steve, thank you very, very mu. world renowned dog trainer cesar llan. >> i think that's the doggy you ne to take home. >> real? >> so te. >> right after this. [ y ] eggo! [ le annouer ] eggo waffles are great way to get your family together for breakfast. inact, tmit work too well. [ ding! ] [ shufflin scootg [ clears throat ] [ childr laugh ] [ female annouer golden, crispy oside. warm and fluffy
, everybody. bay area native and uc berksly graduate chris stevens was one of four killed in that attack on the consulate in libya. this morning hillary clinton meeting face-to-face with the senate foreign relations commit pep at issue, whether the state department ignored stevens' concerns about safety at
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